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Houston vs Delhi
Hou vs Del

Average net salary (After tax)

Delhi
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Hou
Outside city centre
Del
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Del
Hou
Outside city centre
Del
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Del
Hou
Outside city centre
Del
Hou

Mortgage rates

Delhi
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Delhi
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Del
Hou

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Del
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Del
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Del
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Delhi
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Del
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Del
Hou
White bread 500g
Del
Hou
Eggs 12
Del
Hou
White rice 1kg
Del
Hou

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Delhi
Houston

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Del
Hou
Beef round 1kg
Del
Hou
Local cheese 1kg
Del
Hou

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Del
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Del
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Del
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Del
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Del
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Del
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Delhi
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Delhi are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Del
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Del
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Del
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Del
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Delhi
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Del
Hou

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Del
Hou

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Del
Hou
1 pair men's leather shoes
Del
Hou

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Delhi
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Del $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth